List of Australian mobile virtual network operators

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Mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) in Australia lease wireless telephone and data services from major carriers such as Optus, Telstra, Vodafone and TPG for resale.

Voice and data service operators[edit]

Company Host network Wireless technology[1] Website Notes
AAPT Vodafone UMTS aapt.com.au Subsidiary of TPG.
ACN Vodafone UMTS
LTE
acnpacific.com.au ACN's mobile division has operated as a reseller of Vodafone plans on the Vodafone network since 2017[2]
ALDImobile Telstra UMTS, DC-HSPA+
LTE
aldimobile.com.au Owned by Medion.
amaysim Optus UMTS
LTE
amaysim.com.au
Barefoot Telecom Optus barefoottelecom.com.au Previously used the Optus network, no longer sells mobile services.
Bendigo Telco Optus UMTS
LTE
bendigotelco.com.au
Better Life Mobile Telstra UMTS, DC-HSPA+ betterlifemobile.com.au
Belong Mobile Telstra UMTS. DC-HSPA+, LTE belong.com.au/mobile Wholly owned by Telstra, uses the Telstra wholesale network.
Boost Mobile Telstra UMTS, DC-HSPA+
LTE
boost.com.au
ClubTelco Optus UMTS clubtelco.com Previously used the Optus network, no longer sells mobile services.
CMOBILE/BLUE PLANS Telstra UMTS, DC-HSPA+, LTE cmobile.com.au [3]
CMOBILE/RED PLANS Vodafone UMTS, DC-HSPA+. LTE cmobile.com.au [3]
Coles Mobile Optus colesmobile.com.au
Commander Optus UMTS
LTE
commander.com
Dodo Services Optus UMTS
LTE
dodo.com
Exetel Optus UMTS
LTE
exetel.com.au
Fibre2air Optus UMTS
LTE
fibre2air.com.au
Global Gossip Vodafone UMTS globalgossip.me Global provider.
gotalk Vodafone UMTS gotalk.com.au
Hello Mobile Vodafone UMTS hellomobile.com.au
iiNet Optus UMTS
LTE
iinet.net.au
innoTel Vodafone UMTS

LTE

innotel.com.au
Internode Optus UMTS
LTE
internode.on.net
iPrimus Optus UMTS
LTE
iprimus.com.au
Jeenee Mobile Optus UMTS
LTE
jeenee.org.au [4]
KISA Phone Vodafone GSM kisa.com.au
Kiss Mobile Vodafone kissmobile.com.au
Kogan Mobile Vodafone UMTS https://www.koganmobile.com.au/ Relaunched on the Vodafone Network on 19 October 2015 [5]
Lebara Vodafone UMTS lebara.com.au Vodafone purchased Lebara in September 2016. Now operates as a full subsidiary.
Live Connected Optus UMTS
LTE
liveconnected.com.au Subsidiary of Vaya Mobile. Plans no longer sold[6]
Loop Optus UMTS
LTE
None Apart of the Loop Group.
LYFmobile Telstra www.lyfmobile.com.au [7]
Lycamobile Telstra UMTS, DC-HSPA+ lycamobile.com.au
MeU mobile Optus www.meumobi[permanent dead link] Defunct
Moose Mobile Optus moosemobile.com.au
ONEmobile Optus UMTS onemobile.com.au ONEmobile is no longer taking new customers.
Existing customers can continue to use the website to manage their accounts.
OVO Mobile Optus UMTS

LTE

ovo.com.au OVO Mobile customers connect through the Optus network.
Revolution Telecom Vodafone UMTS revtel.com.au Currently, they are not accepting new customers.
Reward Mobile Vodafone UMTS rewardmobile.com.au
SlimTel Vodafone UMTS slimtel.com.au [8] Currently on Vodafone. In the future customers can choose
to be connected to either the Optus or Vodafone networks.
Southern Phone Optus southernphone.com.au
SpinTel Optus UMTS
LTE
spintel.net.au
Startel Optus UMTS
LTE
startel.net.au
TeleChoice Telstra UMTS, DC-HSPA+ telechoice.com.au
Think Mobile Telstra UMTS, DC-HSPA+ thinkmobile.com.au [9] Think Mobile Classic customers connect through the Telstra network.
Think Mobile Vodafone UMTS, LTE thinkmobile.com.au [10] Think Mobile Swift customers connect through the Vodafone network.
TPG Vodafone UMTS
LTE
tpg.com.au
Truphone Optus UMTS truphone.com/au International SIM that operates as a local MVNO in some countries. Based in the United Kingdom.
Ugly BiLL Optus UMTS uglybill.com.au
Vaya Mobile Optus UMTS
LTE
vaya.net.au
Virgin Mobile Australia Optus UMTS
LTE
virginmobile.com.au Subsidiary of Optus.
Woolworths Mobile Telstra UMTS, LTE mobile.woolworths.com.au Woolworths Mobile was relaunched in 2015 on the Telstra network
Yomojo Optus UMTS
LTE
yomojo.com.au

Defunct, merged and acquired operators[edit]

Company Host network Wireless technology Website End date Notes
GT Mobile Telstra GSM gtmobile.com.au 7 July 2016 [11] Merged into Lycamobile.
Crazy John's Mobile Vodafone GSM
UMTS
crazyjohns.com.au 2014 [12] Crazy John's is no longer taking new customers through stores or through the website.
Existing customers can continue to use the website to manage their accounts. Crazy John's service has now closed, Crazy John's having been absorbed into Vodafone.
Red Bull Mobile Vodafone GSM
UMTS
redbullmobile.com.au/ 2013 [13] All plans are closed to new customers.
As of 1 September 2013, customers will no longer be able to recharge their account.
Red Bull MOBILE will continue to service existing customers until the customer's current recharge or contract expires.
Yatango Optus GSM
UMTS
yatangomobile.com.au/ Nov 2015 Went into administration then merged with Yomojo.
Savvytel Optus GSM
UMTS
savvytel.com.au Nov 2013 Lost large amounts of money and got bought by Yatango.
meumobil Telstra 2016 Suddenly went dark
Bendigo Bank Telco Optus UMTS
LTE
bendigobanktelco.com.au Mar 2018 Closed by parent company, Bendigo and Adelaide Bank . Existing customers were migrated to Bendigo Telco in March 2018.

References[edit]

  1. ^ GSM, UMTS, HSPA, LTE
  2. ^ "ACN Mobile Switch Off - Protect your Points and Commissions". ACN Pacific Compass. Retrieved 2018-04-16.
  3. ^ a b "C Plans". CMOBILE. Retrieved 2014-06-17.
  4. ^ "We're powered by the Optus Network". Jeenee Mobile. Retrieved 2014-08-16.
  5. ^ Reichert, Corinne (19 October 2015). "Kogan Mobile relaunches on Vodafone network". CBS Interactive. Retrieved 19 October 2015.
  6. ^ "Live Connected". Retrieved 2018-05-23.
  7. ^ "This New Aussie Telco Is Targeting Millennials". Gizmodo AU. 2018-05-21. Retrieved 2018-05-23.
  8. ^ "Coming soon". SlimTel. Retrieved 2014-03-26.
  9. ^ "Think Mobile Classic Coverage". Think Mobile. Retrieved 2014-03-26.
  10. ^ "Think Mobile Swift Coverage". Think Mobile. Retrieved 2014-03-26.[dead link]
  11. ^ "Welcome GT Mobile customers! Great news, we are changing the name of GT Mobile to Lycamobile". Lycamobile. Retrieved 2014-03-26.
  12. ^ "Not with Crazy John's?". Crazy John's. Retrieved 2014-03-26.
  13. ^ "important". Red Bull Mobile. Retrieved 2014-03-26.

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